orchiectomy


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orchiectomy

[‚ȯr·kē′ek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of one or both testes.
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In contrast to the NCIC-PR7 trial, which allowed treatment with orchiectomy or any LHRH analogue, the ICELAND study only allowed treatment with leuprolide acetate, which may account for the disparity in results.
The study materials were 37 pure seminomas, two lymph nodes with seminoma metastasis, and two embryonal carcinomas from the patients who had radical orchiectomy and/or lymph node dissection between 2006 and 2011.
Histopathological examination of the radical orchiectomy specimens demonstrated metastatic adenocarcinoma of the prostate showing reactivity with PSA and keratin without any positive reactivity with calretinin, CD117, CD30, vimentin, inhibin, octamer-binding transcription factor 3/4 or placental-like alkaline phosphatase (Figure 3).
At the time of surgical intervention, one-third of testes will be deemed nonviable and orchiectomy performed (Cost, Bush, Barber, Huang, & Baker, 2011).
In treatment of testicular germ cell tumor, high inguinal orchiectomy is performed primarily as surgical procedure.
The patient underwent partial orchiectomy for the testicular mass.
Eric is a tower of strength for David, who hits the bottle while fretting about his imminent orchiectomy in hospital.
Inguinal herniation may occur following orchiectomy with or without ligation of the vaginal tunic; intestinal and omental evisceration have been reported in 4.
However, orchiectomy to obtain pathologic diagnosis may be required in a significant number of patients when the diagnosis is uncertain.
The radical orchiectomy was performed without any complications after biopsy of the bladder nodule.